Welcome to Ridgeway ...
The town of Ridgeway is located in Henry County.
From the Census Estimates for 2017, Ridgeway has a population of 701 people<1> (see below for details).
Ridgeway is 930 feet [283 m] above sea level.<2>.
Time Zone: Ridgeway lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time
Ridgeway is within the (276) area code.
Population Details ...
At the time of the 2010 Census, Ridgeway had a population of 742 people. This makes Ridgeway the county's most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 742 people, the population of Ridgeway decreased 4.26% from the 2000 Census (that had a count of 775 people).
Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Ridgeway had an population of 701 people. This is a decrease of 5.53% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 9.55% since the 2000 Census).
Communities near Ridgeway ...
The following is a sample of nearby communities. Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from Ridgeway and not the distance if you drove it.<3>.
To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Ridgeway.
Communities Also Named Ridgeway ...
While we believe that this Ridgeway is located in Henry County, we know of another 2 Virginia communities named Ridgeway. Those communities are located in the following counties: Halifax and Pittsylvania County.
Beyond Virginia, there are 36 communities that are also named Ridgeway - they are located in Alaska, Arkansas, Connecticut, Georgia (3), Indiana (2), Iowa, Kansas (3), Kentucky, Maryland (2), Michigan (2), Minnesota, Missouri (2), Montana, New Jersey, New York (2), North Carolina, Ohio (3), Ontario, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, West Virginia and Wisconsin.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Ridgeway.
See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...
We have a couple of sections that should be of interest to those chasing their genealogy.
- We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Ridgeway. We make it easy to see an overhead view of the cemetery.
- Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Ridgeway. Our list includes information such as whether the community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.
- We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Ridgeway.
These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Ridgeway:
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Ridgeway ...
Looking for more information about Ridgeway? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you get an overview with links that will help you to find lodging, restaurants and attractions.
In addition to the Tourism page for Ridgeway, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Ridgeway.
Off-the-Road Links ...
Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Ridgeway. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.
The official website for Henry County: www.co.henry.va.us/
The official website for State of Virginia: www.virginia.gov/
|<1>||Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Ridgeway.|
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|<2>||The elevation is an estimate for the area around Ridgeway - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.|
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|<3>||Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance that starts in Ridgeway. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Ridgeway) to Point B.|
If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Ridgeway. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Ridgeway
Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Ridgeway. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 36.5782, Longitude: -79.8583 [Map]. In this case, the coordinates for Ridgeway have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
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